Happy Birthday Marcel Duchamp.

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Andreas Cellarius, Harmonia Macrocosmica, 1660. Scenography of the planetary orbits encompassing the Earth. 2 The spiral revolution of the Sun around the Earth 3 The astrological aspects among the planets. Source


Emily Greenhouse asks: Why do news reports still count the numbers of women and children killed in war zones?

“If we truly wish to identify the most helpless victims, we should count, alongside children, the infirm and the elderly. Instead, we tally the number of women and children killed, reflecting and perpetuating outdated ideas about women’s lives and women’s bodies.”

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Dieter Rams, TG 60 Tape Recorder, 1965. Braun, Germany. Source Sotheby’s + flickr

Missing comma vs. Missing T

Soho justice.

“An art critic who gives Jeff Koons a negative review is like a yelper who gives one star to the Olive Garden.”
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Walter Tandy Murch, cover design for Scientific American, 1949. Source

“The program seems to have worked just as planned. About 7 percent of riders shifted out of the peak commute, according to officials, with the peak-off peak ratio falling closer to 2 to 1. Even more might have taken advantage of the free fares if they could have: about two thirds of non-participants said they didn’t have flexible work schedules that permitted early arrivals.”
“…while the 777 you’re flying on won’t end your life, the peanuts you eat on board just might (4,600 Americans a year die from choking and obesity contributes to at least 110,000 preventable deaths a year in the US). It’s just that plane fatalities are sort of a man-bites-dog story (whereas the 32 Americans who died of dog bites last year were not).”



-Jody, BL Show-

Killer showers